Venetian Plaster Projects

Beautiful bespoke finishes using Venetian plaster.
Here you can see a selection of finishes using Mike Wye & Associates Venetian polished plaster. #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ This bathroom used ‘Catkin’ colour Venetian...
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Bad Practices: Cement Render

Devon Cob barn collapsed wall
Devon Cob Barn Failure #gallery-3 { margin: auto; } #gallery-3 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-3 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-3 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Devon cob barn collapsed wall Devon cob barn with cement repairs Devon cob barn collapsed wall Devon cob barn...
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Bad Practices: Cement Pointing

Hard Cement Pointing damage to soft stone. Close up.
Here is an example of the type of damage that can take place when a soft stone wall is pointed with cement. #gallery-4 { margin: auto; } #gallery-4 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-4 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-4 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode()...
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Tadelakt

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Tadelakt Moroccan style plasters by Kreidezeit are a specially applied to give a beautiful, tactile and waterproof finish for wet rooms, showers and kitchen splashbacks. The projects below were all carried out by ALPOM Private House, Northamptonshire         Crewkerne Shower Room           London Bathroom       Exeter Cave     Chelsea Bathroom       Crouch End...
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Fine Plaster Cornice – by Sean Wheatley

Fine decorative plaster cornice. Backing coat complete
Fine Cornice Plaster Demonstration by Sean Wheatley. #gallery-6 { margin: auto; } #gallery-6 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-6 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-6 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Sean applying build-up for the backing coat A close-up of the backing plaster and...
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Devon Kitchen Makeover

Tyrella House kitchen renovation with lime putty products
A kitchen in Shebbear, Devon in a 17th century cob and stone building that was modernised with cement, gypsum, Artex and a vinyl silk emulsion in 1970. Plaster was being forced from the wall at ground level by the rising moisture and...
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Greek Mosaic

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Mosaic icon for the Greek Orthodox Church of the Nativity of the Mother of God in Walsall, West Midlands. This was a project in which we helped our customer, Irini Katsouli, produce a traditional formula used on other Greek Orthodox...
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Pointing & Render Repair

North Devon Stone house repointed in lime putty mortar by Mike Wye & Associates ltd
An example of a Devon stone rubble wall repair, lime putty mortar re-pointing and re-rendering. #gallery-10 { margin: auto; } #gallery-10 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-10 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-10 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Devon stone house re-pointed in...
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Lancashire Lath & Cornice Repair

Dobcross Church repair. Finished work, Above is a view of the whole area that was renovated.
Repairs to Dobcross Church, Lancashire, a grade 2 listed building. The main focus of the work was to repair major fractures around the chancel arch and window. #gallery-11 { margin: auto; } #gallery-11 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-11 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-11...
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Buxton Project

University of Derby, Buxton Campus entrance
Mike Wye & Associates Ltd – suppliers to one of Britain’s largest lime putty plastering projects. The finest Buxton lime used in a landmark restoration project. #gallery-12 { margin: auto; } #gallery-12 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-12 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-12 .gallery-caption { margin-left:...
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Traditional Lime Putty Render

Monmouth House, Lyme Regis, new lime putty render and limewash
Lime putty render applied to Monmouth House, an impressive Georgian building in Lyme Regis. #gallery-13 { margin: auto; } #gallery-13 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-13 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-13 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ New lime putty render and limewash Replacement...
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Wood Fibre Roof Insulation

As access is restricted below the joists we have to lay the Siga roll to reduce air changes from above.
#gallery-15 { margin: auto; } #gallery-15 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-15 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-15 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Above is the building before starting any major...
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Wet Room

Wet room shower and mirror
This article is about the conversion of a room of a 17c property from a damp, unloved store room into a modern wet room facility with character whilst avoiding some of the common pitfalls that can create a condensation covered...
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